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MN Nature Week Activities: Nov 26 – Dec 2

MN Nature in St Paul, Minnesota, provides inspiring ways to get outdoors. Take the snowshoe, for example. Yea, it’s necessary if you’re on a winter adventure up in this northland but it’s also a fun way to mix up your daily hike experience. Here’s the great thing about #MNnature, we’re not just sharing rec activities, […]

MN Iron Range Bedrock May Contain Gold

According to a new report just out “Tests indicate Minnesota Iron Range bedrock could contain gold” . . . Tests conducted by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources indicate there could be gold in bedrock . . . independent tests are ongoing by groups such as local Vermillion Gold. FULL STORY . . .http://crookstontimes.com/article/20160128/NEWS/160129519

2016 Volunteer Vacations in Minnesota

Sign up now, these fill up fast! Volunteering during your vacation allows you to learn new skills while addressing human needs or social challenges. If you’re a native Minnesotan living here, like me, you may be surprised by how many cool opportunities there are right in your own “back yard”!   White Earth Reservation The […]

Weekend Nature Activities: May 14–17

Ah the flowers of May in Minnesota renew the spirit. Enjoy your times in the outdoors this weekend! 5/14 Urban Garden Youth Employment—Summer Sign-ups *Education and Experience Opportunity Youth age 12–18 have the opportunity to apply for garden based summer work experiences. These experiences are designed to build basic job, entrepreneur, communication, and leadership skills […]

Defining “Wilderness Management”

What does “conservation” mean in today’s world? What is “wildlife management,” and does it have a place in a “protected wild/natural place”? Great philosophical discussions on NPR, with focus on Isle Royal and BWCA: http://www.mprnews.org/story/2014/09/03/daily-circuit-wilderness-act?from=dc past topics: http://www.mprnews.org/story/2013/11/19/daily-circuit-wolf-debate